Description

Company Overview:

Interplay Learning sits at the intersection of EdTech, Virtual Reality, and Enterprise Software as it modernizes Learning Management & Content Systems throughout the skilled trade industries.

  • We’ve developed an end-to-end platform – from a purpose-built authoring engine (Volt) to a growing catalogue of on-demand simulation content – that is both scalable and customizable.
  • We leverage leading technology to help the next generation of students and professionals develop advanced skillsets through proprietary experiential learning.

 

Awards & Recognition:

  • Backed by best-in-class VC’s, we are positioned for exciting growth
  • Prestigious 2020 Innovation Award for SkillMill, our software platform
  • Best in Business gold medal from Inc. Magazine in 2020
  • Recognized by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for our contribution to accelerating education innovation on our proprietary VOLT engine
  • Virtual Reality is the next “Smartphone,” VR breakthrough has begun at the enterprise level

 

Position: UX Designer

As the first UX expert on the Product team, you will work alongside a team of product managers and developers (all remote) to design and improve features on our LMS (learning management system), 3D content, and 3D simulation authoring tools. We’re looking for someone comfortable with a range of skills from visual design to user research, with particular experience in designing, executing, and synthesizing usability tests.

This is a fully remote position. #LI-Remote

Why this position:

  • Meaningful, impactful projects
  • Mission-driven company
  • Dive into the exciting challenges of VR and 3D design

What you’ll do:

  • Conduct user research and apply a variety of testing techniques to gather feedback on new ideas and features
  • Lead the design of new experiences, interactions, and features in close partnership with our PMs and developers
  • Work on a diverse range of projects on our LMS (learning management system), 3D content, and 3D simulation authoring tools
  • Communicate design ideas and prototypes to developers
  • Manage research and design projects and delegate work to contractors when required
  • Ensure the best possible user experience

Requirements

  • 3+ years of UX and product design experience
  • Strong portfolio of user research and design projects
  • Experience in prototyping and design tools such as Balsamiq, UXPin, Illustrator, and Sketch
  • Strong project management and time management (we’re so excited for our first UX hire and there will be many projects we can dive into – we need you to tell us if there’s too much going on, and we will be responsive in return!)
  • Practical ability to write clear, concise summaries and recommendations of user research and testing
  • Bonus if have experience in EdTech, learning design, gaming and 3D design
  • Strong communication skills allowing efficient communication in English with your team members
  • We will only consider candidates who are currently authorized to work in the US

Benefits

Interplay Learning Ethos:

At Interplay, we love what we do. We embrace our daily challenge to push technological limits to invent better ways to make learning easier and training more powerful. We attract passionate people and invite spirited discourse. We celebrate that our jobs fit our lives, not the inverse. We are uncompromising in our belief that together: we can build better training, build better careers and build better lives for customers and our team.

Company Benefits:

  • Generous vacation policy (3 weeks of PTO + week off around the end of year holidays)
  • Medical, vision and dental insurance coverage
  • Private company stock options
  • Learning stipend
  • This position is 100% remote today, tomorrow and forever

Diversity Statement

At Interplay Learning, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to who we are and how we operate our business. We’re building a diverse workforce that cultivates and supports all individuals for the betterment of each other, our company, and our customers. We believe a culture of equality creates a stronger work environment for all employees and that we are all accountable for encouraging and celebrating diverse voices. Interplay Learning commits to promote and recognize principles of fairness, equity, and social justice in relation to, and across, intersections of race, age, color, disability, faith, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, social class, economic class, ethnicity, gender identity, gender expression, and all other identities represented among our diverse membership.

We strongly encourage people of color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and non-binary people, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. Interplay Learning is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need any reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Interplay Learning is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, marital status, gender identity or expression, status as a veteran, or any other legally protected characteristic or activity in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.